IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: agmatine N4-coumaroyltransferase

Reaction: 4-coumaroyl-CoA + agmatine = CoA + N-(4-guanidinobutyl)-4-hydroxycinnamamide

Glossary: agmatine = (4-aminobutyl)guanidine

Other name(s): p-coumaroyl-CoA-agmatine N-p-coumaroyltransferase; agmatine coumaroyltransferase

Systematic name: 4-coumaroyl-CoA:agmatine N4-coumaroyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 85030-72-4


1. Bird, C.R. and Smith, T.A. The biosynthesis of coumarylagmatine in barley seedlings. Phytochemistry 20 (1981) 2345-2346.

[EC created 1983]

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